For the 13th straight year, Jefferson Bank as part of Central Bancompany Inc. has been recognized in the top 25 on Forbes’ list of “America’s Best Banks” and continues, for several years in a row, to be the top-ranked bank on the list located in the state of Missouri.
Central Bancompany is pleased to be ranked 16th on Forbes’ annual list for 2022. This year’s list marks the 13th consecutive year Central Bancompany has been ranked in the top 25, and will continue to uphold the highest service standards in the markets we serve.
The list originated in 2008 as a way to rank the safest and most stable banks in America during the financial crisis. The first year it produced a list, Forbes included Central Bancompany on its top ten list. After the first year, Forbes expanded the list to include 100 banks, and showcase it as a ranking of the best banks in America.
Forbes’ annual list evaluates growth, credit quality, and profitability to rank 100 of the largest publicly-traded U.S. banks. Using the data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, each bank is measured on a number of criteria, including return on average assets, return on average equity, net interest margin and efficiency ratio.